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  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    Men’s choir marks 125 years this weekend

    The oldest student organization at K-State is celebrating its 125th anniversary this weekend. The Men’s Choir, previously known as the KSU Men’s Glee Club, was founded in 1888. A 125th Anniversary Alumni Choir and the precent K-State Men’s Choir will perform at 3 p.

  • Local |Business | October 24, 2013

    Allegiant labor woe to reach Manhattan?

    Manhattan-area travelers may be caught in the middle of an argument. The question is whether a labor dispute could postpone or disrupt service at Manhattan Regional Airport in early November. The Transport Workers Union has been running ads and making claims about the contract signed

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 24, 2013

    Gov. wants 50-year water plan

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    Governor Sam Brownback opened the annual Governor’s Water Conference on the future of water in Kansas with a call to action. Brownback was speaking Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Manhattan. “We are at a pivotal moment in our state,” he

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    Career Closet offers professional clothes for free

    At Kansas State University’s Career Closet, dressing for success is always in style. “A lot of students tell me they came to college thinking they wouldn’t need professional clothing,” said LaToya Farris, chair of the Career Closet at the university’s career and

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    Chair to honor K-State professor

    An endowed chair is being established at Kansas State University in honor of K-State professor Bikram Gill. The endowed chair for wheat genetics research and breeding will be named for Gill, university distinguished professor of plant pathology and director of the Wheat Genetic Resource Center.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | October 24, 2013

    Parade, carnival at KSU homecoming

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    Tales of K-State traditions have been shared throughout the week, and now alumni, fans and friends of K-State will be coming home this weekend for the K-State Homecoming: “A Tale of Tradition.”   This year’s homecoming celebration will conclude K-State’s sesquicentennial anniversary celebration.  The

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 24, 2013

    Pill mill doctor denied bail

    TOPEKA — A Manhattan physician accused of illegally distributing painkillers was denied bail on Tuesday. Federal Magistrate Judge Gary Sebelius denied Dr. Michael P. Schuster’s request for bail while he awaits his May 2014 trial. Schuster, 53, was indicted in May on charges that he signed blank

  • Local |Business | October 24, 2013

    EMS to purchase new equipment

    Riley County Emergency Management will purchase equipment to provide better communication for all emergency services. The department will add a voter repeater radio amplifier because the Riley County Police Department and other emergency services have experienced difficulties with their portable radios. The problems have been

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    K-State named 8th fittest campus

    K-State is the eighth fittest college in the United States, according to the Active Times. The fitness website ranked the top 50 colleges based on athletic facilities and team sports participation, campus dining and quality of student life. K-State earned its high ranking for the Chester

  • Local |Education | October 24, 2013

    School board will begin exploring bond issue

    USD 383 will begin exploring a bond issue after discussion Wednesday during the school board’s fall retreat. The retreat involved discussion on how to approach renovation needs at College Hill Preschool and Manhattan High east campus – continuing talks from the previous months. The board received

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